|Rank||Country||Manpower fit for military service|
|25||Congo, Democratic Republic of the||10,168,258|
|68||United Arab Emirates||2,229,366|
|106||Papua New Guinea||1,130,951|
|116||Bosnia and Herzegovina||968,242|
|132||Central African Republic||655,875|
|138||Congo, Republic of the||577,944|
|153||Trinidad and Tobago||269,824|
|185||Sao Tome and Principe||27,310|
|186||Saint Vincent and the Grenadines||22,875|
|188||Micronesia, Federated States of||22,008|
|195||Antigua and Barbuda||17,676|
|198||Isle of Man||15,206|
|203||Turks and Caicos Islands||11,842|
|205||Saint Kitts and Nevis||10,742|
|208||Northern Mariana Islands||8,793|
|211||British Virgin Islands||6,057|
|216||Wallis and Futuna||3,376|
|224||Saint Pierre and Miquelon||1,064|
Definition: This entry gives the number of males and females falling in the military age range for the country and who are not otherwise disqualified for health reasons; accounts for the health situation in the country and provides a more realistic estimate of the actual number fit to serve.
Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2012See also: Manpower fit for military service map
No longer just a job for the boys: Norway extends compulsory military service to ALL medically fit women aged between 19 and 44
Daily Mail - 10/17/2014 10:56:27 AM
All medically fit women aged between 19 and 44 years will be obliged to complete at least 19 months of military service ... that the Scandinavian country has the fourth highest proportion of female workers in the world (with 76.1 per cent) after Iceland ...
Some of the News That's Fit to Print
Foreign Policy - 10/29/2014 7:53:24 PM
When jailed Burmese journalist Aung Naing was shot dead last week in military ... the world that Thein Sein was a genuine reformer deserving of international praise and support. The Obama administration has led the charge in trying to sustain the ...
Hawks Demand More Military Spending Than During Cold War: Stop Squandering 'Defense' Dollars on Other Nations
The Huffington Post - 10/29/2014 3:57:11 PM
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ACLU examines U.S. military’s transgender ban
Nuvo - 10/24/2014 1:44:07 AM
Wilson joined soldiers, sailors and airmen from around the world for a conference on transgender military service put on by the ... American who wants to serve our country should have an opportunity if they fit the qualifications and can do it.”
Israeli Chooses "Honorable Life" Over Joining Military
Counter Currents - 10/29/2014 4:54:27 PM
Any form of military service reinforces ... a very fascist country that doesn’t accept others. Since I was young we’ve been trained to be these masculine soldiers who solve problems by violence. I want to use peace to make the world better.”
Update military academy nominations: Our view
USA Today - 9/20/2014 11:52:56 PM
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Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials
The Miami Herald - 10/30/2014 10:19:33 AM
One of the most well-documented and horrendous cases of war crimes occurred during World War II when former ... regime's willingness to allow a U.S. military plane to enter and transport the 56-year-old Fowle out of the country — reportedly in exchange ...
Fighting simultaneously in Iraq and Afghanistan created "perfect storm" for British Armed Forces
Daily Telegraph - 10/22/2014 10:24:52 PM
The British military was led into a “perfect storm” by trying ... The admissions come as British forces prepare to withdraw almost all service personnel from the country by the end of the year, after a thirteen year presence in the country.
Frontlines to Storefront: Vet Uses Military Skills for Business
Fox Business - 10/3/2014 9:35:49 PM
Unsure of what type of job would be the best fit, Krusenstjerna thought looked ... was able to build a business around his military training, there are veterans who don't know how their time in the service translates into a civilian job.
Air National Guard mobile experience like basic training
Herald Independent - 10/29/2014 3:21:23 PM
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Is the Blackwater Verdict the Beginning of the End for Private Military Contractors?
VICE - 10/24/2014 5:00:23 PM
Private military ... military service, as countries like South Korea and Israel have done. The Pentagon has to rely on voluntary recruits, and that's a tricky business—especially when many in the pool of potential soldiers aren't physically fit enough ...
Flagler Theatre Salutes Women of World War II
Flagler College Gargoyle - 10/27/2014 8:17:15 PM
Flagler College Theatre Department will breathe life back into the women of the World War ... with a valid military ID. This special discount was the idea of Wahl-Temple in order to encourage and honor the men and women who serve this country.
The US should include entrepreneurs in its definition of service
Quartz - 10/21/2014 11:27:30 AM
Although Harvard, Yale, and Columbia have recently reinstated ROTC, there are more prevalent non-military service options for students ... I found practicing corporate law to be a poor fit. It wasn’t because I wasn’t helping people or doing something ...
President's Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition and Sharecare Launch UltimateMe
Broadway World - 9/23/2014 3:56:55 PM
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CISM convenes at Battleship New Jersey
jointbasemdl.af.mil - 10/17/2014 11:32:14 AM
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